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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - June 25, 1923, Woodland, California ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 25, 1923 ESTABLISHED 1877 I mm CUT BY SACK NEEDLE Grant Kellaway, member of a harvesting crew on the Clarence Day estate, southwest of Wood- land, came near losing his life this morning when a mere piece of needle with which he was sew- ing sacks snapped and cut the artery over the left temple, caus- ing him to bleed profusely and seriously. Although only a piece of wire it is stated from the Woodland santiariurn that the force of the blow was such that it produced a deep gash over the temple. Kellaway was rushed to the sanita- rium here, his entire body covered with blood oozing from the wound. The injury was such, however, that the flow could be quickly stopped and the cut tissues brought together, bfit it will be a long time before the injured man regains his strength as a result of the great loss of blood. I Girls Make Serious Charges Against Five Gangsters What the police believe to be a Sac- ramento parallel to the notorious "Spud" Murphy gang activities in San Francisco is being investigated by au- thor-ties and the Sacramento district attorney today. Five men are under arrest. The investigation is based on tales of terrible brutality told by two young -women, Mrs. E. Brizendine, 16, San Jose; and Jean Gardiner, 24, who taken into custody at 520 L street last night when the five men were ar- rested. The milder portions of the charges made by the girls are that the five men forcibly gave them liquor and hy- podermic injections of drugs. The girls' bodies bear marks and bruises that the police say substan- tiate the gruesome charges. Newcomers The men are said by the police to come to the Pacific coast recent- ly from Oklahoma. They had been in just a few days. The men are listed by the police as Palmer Eng- land, Henry Johnson, D. G. Robertson, Lehman Esper and Albert Pino. Kanthlener Enrolls For U.C. Instruction; Joins Esparto Faculty "Dead Rattler Sends Youth To The Sanitarium When is a snake dead? That is the question which will always puzzle fourteen-year-old Stanley Rooney of Hungry Hollow district, who was rushed to the Woodland Sanitarium last night to be treated for a rattlesnake bite on the back of the right hand. This morning the young sufferer was believed to be out of danger, but the reptile sank his fangs well into the flesh and as it was some time before he received skilled medical treatment, it may be a day or so before all danger is passd. The youth fought and killed, so he thought, a monster rattlesnake, according to thel report from the Woodland sanitarium. Like the courageous hunter who attaches scalps to his belt, young Rooney started to dismember the snake by cutting the rattles from his tail, as a souvenir of conquest. It developed that the snake was far from dead and with the first touch of the knife it revived and struck at its enemy. First aid was rendered at the Rooney place in Hungry Hollow, but was not suffi- cient to keep the poison from reaching the blood. The boy is the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Rooney. IS SENT TO JULY 4TH Irving Kanthlener of Esparto left today for Berkeley, where he will take a six weeks course in physical train- ing, with a view of joining the faculty j of the Esparto Union high school next term. Kanthlener has been offered the position. The course at the University of California includes instruction in how to coach football, basketball and track, j At baseball Kanthlener needs no tu- toring. For five and a half years he j was a member of the Pittsburg Pirates as pitcher and pinch-hitter. His arm went back on him and so he had to retire from the game, after making j an unsuccessful attempt to recover his form with the San Francisco Seals. Kanthlener is playing with the 'Woodland club in the Sacramento Val- ley League and will return hore for next Sunday's game. He has a small farm near Esparto. He will continue to run the farm in addition to handling his coaching job at the Esparto high school. A monster display of fireworks will feature the Carlton Club's observa- tion of the Fourth of July in Wood- land. Forrest Laugenour, chairman of the committee on arrangements, returned from San Francisco yester- day, purchasing worth of fire- works, including set pieces and the like, which will be set off the Elks' lot, Bush and College streets, be- ginning at 9 o'clock Wednesday night, July Fourth. To amuse the children a contract has been closed for a merry-go-round which will be installed on the Ross C. Wilson lot at the corner of College street and Lincoln avenue. One of the latest amusement circles will be pro- vided for the occasion. Robert Harlan will have charge of the cabaret concession, which will be a dance platform for'the amusement of those who are not otherwise inter- ested in other features of the club celebration. Laugenour states that the Carlton boys will start in tomorrow placing tents and getting ready for their cellent and diversified program, planned to celebrate the opening of the new swimming pool in the rear of the Carlton Club on Elm street. Frank Sherman, arrested at Knights Landing by Sheriff J. W. Monroe early last year on a charge of syndicalism, later tried and convicted in Superior Judge W. A. Anderson's court here, with C. C. McDonald prosecuting, has gone on a rampage in San Quentin, to which prison he was sent by Judge An- derson, and is now in solitary confine- ment with bread and water as a diet. iThe following dispatch concerning the 1 strike of the I. W. W.'s at San Quen- tin explains the cause of the harsh 'treatment of agitators and Reds in ,the state institution: Twenty-one I. W. W. prisoners are being held in solitary confine- ment at San Quentin prison, fol- lowing their attempted strike Fri- day, when they refused to work in an effort to force release of Wil- liam Flannagan, convict of Sacra1- mento, who had been placed in the dungeon for refusing to work in the jute mill. All of the men are serving sen- tences of from 1 to 14 years for criminal syndicalism. Friday Flannagan quit work in the jute mill and announced that he was through. S. L. Randolph offered him a chance to go back to work, but he refused. Randolph Johnston, who told him that he would either have to return to duty or be confined in the dun- geon, where he was put on a bread and water diet. Word of Flannagan's punish- ment spread, and twenty-five oth- er convicts, among whom was Frank Sheridan of Woodland, thirteen employed in the jute mill and twelve in other parts of the prison refused to do any further work. They notified prison au- thorities that they would continue their strike until Flanagan was re- leased from the dungeon. The dungeon would not hold twenty-five men, so Warden John- ston ordered the men placed in their cells in solitary confinement until they decided to call off their sympathy strike. NINE INITIATED INTO COMPANIONS 150 SAC. VISITORS Nine were initiated into Marguer- ite Circle, Companions of the Forest, at an interesting and largely attended sessions of the lodge last Saturday evening, attended by 150 Companions from Capital City Circle of Sacra- mento, which put on the ritualistic work. Those initiated were: Mrs. H. C. Bradford, Mr. and Mrs. Lodbel, Mrs-. Letha Muns, Nelson Tisdel, Frank Nanthey, Richaid Bradford and Mrs. Ila Anderson. J. V. Leithold late last Saturday recovered about Avorth of the jewelry and fountain pens stolen from his store Sunday week, when worth of loot was taken. The lost jewelry was found in the possession of t ran] id Airs ila Anderson arrested with his wife in Marysville by Sheriff C. J McCc. thetliatry session the in turn notified Sheriff J W. Monroe, who hadI sent out circulars Woodland women served a rare ban- describing the articles stolen m the quet prepared by a committee of wife have been taken to Visalia to answer burglary charges, wh h Mrs StWpettyes was chair- but Monroe believes he has the best case on the accused re- man, assisted by a number of the garded as one of the most desperate burglars and safe-crackers earnest workers of the court. in the valley, evidenced by the following dispatch today from The hall and banquet room were ____ handsomely decorated in Shasta Frank Starr, alias Smith, arrested daisies and green ferns and branches, in Marysville, in company with Boy Jumps Out Of Car, Struck By Other Machine his i Iwife by Sheriff C. J. McCoy, had j enough nitro-glycerin, fuses and caps to blow open nearly all the bank vaults in Northern California, in addition to Itwo revolvers, a bunch of fifty skele- iton keys and lock picks of all sorts ithat would give him access to almost any building that he desired to enter, together with a large quantity of jew- lelry and other loot he had stolen in the numerous burglaries committed from Seattle to Los Angeles. _______ I Starr and his wife were to be return- T ed to Visalia this afternoon by Sheriff j Four-year-old Joseph Lucchesi, Jr., Visalia this afternoon by Sheriff of Colusa, lies in a serious condition ffiu deputy sheriffSf at the Woodland sanitarium, as the result of being run down by an auto- mobile belonging to William Crane of NFIRMS GLASS 13 At impressive services at St. Luke's JXUUClb JLi.il! dtlU feVK W who came here after him this morning. Church yesterday morning Bishop W. Blacks late afternoon in rector of front of the home of Mr. and Mrs. hnr- 111O for the bur- j H. Moreland of the Sacramento Epis- months ago. copal Diocese, assisted by Rev. T. T. here, front of the nome 01 mr depredations and bur- confirmed a class 01 unrteen repre- Frank Bertolucci, residents of West been all oyer west Anting all centers of Yolo county as Main street. The lad, with his par- __ follows: confirmed a class of thirteen repre- i J with n d s amer of Colusa district, visited thej ons west of and has served time in different pris- the Mississippi river. Bertoluccis here yesterday. Starr is 51 and his wife is 20. Late in the afternoon the parents j Mrs. Starr informed Sheriff McCoy of the lad started for home. Joseph they were married in Oakland some Jr. became excited and ran out to the time ago and she was loath to leave machine before his father. In his ex- 'her husband with whom she is madly j citemont the boy jumped out of the jn love. j machine to return to the house. He "He is a perfect she inform- j was struck by the Blacks station car eci Sheriff McCoy in discussing her j which was approaching at ordinary husband ycserday. Mrs. Starr is an j street speed. The lad picked up Attractive blonde. and rushed to the u..n, where it was found his head was badly in- jured. Woodland: Lorraine and Low- ell Curry, Ruby Jull and Adolph and Ethel Breyman. Knights Landing; Mary La- Due. Madison: Beatrice and Claire Danjrerfield. Esparto: Grant Grey. Winters: Edna, Lucile and John Lewis. Yolo: Francis Millsap. Ten Acres Of 30- Sack Barley Burned Head Farm Exchange To Be Heard Here T. E. Morgan, head of the Califor- nia Farm Bureau Exchange, will be here at the meeting of grain farmers Wednesday evening. Robert Lock- hardt received word today of Mor- gan's coming. Tulare county citrus growers say they are anticipating with much plea- sure the usual June drop as their trees badly needed thinning. i IM his confirmation sermon Bishop When Starr was arrested in Marys- Moreland emphasized the importance ville Saturday -Mis. Starr was riot Of the public vow to take a stand for taken into custody by the officers be- j the right as enunciated by Chirst and cause the hud received no word against all wrong. He also stressed that she was, implicated with the preat need of regular worship as band. Upon arrival here this morning the best support to the organized re- of Sheriff Hill and his deputies, Hill of the church, stated he believed Mrs. Starr was just Mrs. L. R. Pierce ted the augment- BURY SUICIDE HERE James Kennedy, the San Francisco laborer, whose body was fished out the Sacramento river near Brod- crick by Barney Bernard, resident there, last Saturday, will probably be buried in the potter's field here. Cor- oner Ross Wilson has been unable to locate any friends or relatives of the deceased. It is now known the man was a suicide. Between 250 and 300 sacks of bar- as guilty i husband inasmuch us ed choir while Miss Elizabeth Turney ley were destroyed Saturday after- j sne has been traveling with him and presided at the organ- noon when about ten acres of the Geo. 'knows of his depredations. Sheriff Zimmerman grain field caught fire Hill instructed Mrs. Starr she would from the back firing of a tractor have to return to Visalia with him and his wife are well working on the place harvesting. The his deputies. Willow Oak fire truck assisted the Both stan county truck in fightin? the flames known to sheriff Hill, who s'tated that and reducing the loss which is fully she was married to a man _ .1 "____ -i-i covered by insurance, according to word to the "Democrat" from the Zimmerman ranch, located between Woodland and Yolo. Neighbors of the Zimmermans gave valuable as- sistance in fighting the blaze at the first sign of smoke. NOCTURNAL PROWLER TURNS OUT BE BULL; HAMPTON ROBERTS HERO IN ROLE OF TOREADOR: "MDENS DAMAGED Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Gaddia and the j latter's mo'1 Mrs. Sue Biggs, have returned home from their two weeks sojourn at Richardson Springs. Placer County Farm Home Depart- ment will have a home demonstration agent. of Chit- tenden road to start at an early ART POWERS' SUCCESS Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Powers of this city have received word that their son, Arthur Jr., now studying phar- macy in San Francisco, has accepted a position with the Mutual Drug Company of San Francisco, working before and after school hours until he completes his course at the Phy- sicans and Surgeons' College. 0 The road from Kaweah to Giant Forest is reported is best of condition by travelers. Its control gives three periods of travel each way daily. The road between Auburn and Truckee over the summit is open and in good condition. Hampton Roberts, of the Electric Garage, recently heralded as a super- thmughuul th man now essays forth in the dual role of toreador and matador, and instead months. of the regulation uniform of knickerbockers, gold braid, stiletto and sash he performs his feats of conquering the beast of the bull- fight arena in the sacred raiment of his boudoir. Here is how Roberts jumped into the limelight of the bull ring as a contender of the handsome Valentino: At o'clock this morning Mrs. Roberts pave an S. O. S to her husband, announcing that there was a cow prowling about their front yard at 137 West Main street. Roberts, robed in pink pajamas, sallied forth and took one look at the "cow" only to learn it v as an c-tray bul1- i i Roberts attempted to talk bovine to the four-legged prowler, but the same language employed in selling au- tomobiles was not to the animal's liking and Roberts ad- mits the animal took after him, snorting "on all four." Assured that all honest people were retired at that hour, Roberts continued his pursuit, coaxing the animal away H E Roberta from his premises, only to have it start grazing on the lawn at the home of Mrs. Stella Gibbs. After considerable talking and coaxing Roberts believed he had sent the animal away. This morning he discovered, however, that it had returned and done much oamngi- to the lawn and gardens of Mrs. J. J. Kinkade's new homos on Court atroot. The bull was impounded this morning and is awaiting an owner who may have to ray some damages. named Cole in Visalia, was like- wise sent to prison for burglary and now Starr again faces a prison sen- tence. i The nitro-ulycerin discovered by .Sheriff McCoy in the effects of Starr 'in his automobi'.e uas loosely packed and might i at any time Starr told Sheriff know the in lhe car but this is disbelieved McCoy. With the finding of the nitro- iflycerin in the car and oilier effects used in safe bl-.-.i' M.-Cuy b. heves Starr is respon-U K- numerous blowing jobs t'-.t hue occurred the past Local Girl One Of Eight Graduates Given Big Honor Mr. and Mrs. P. Riedelbauch and Mrs. K. E. Duncan have returned from San Jose, where they attended the commencement exercises of the College of Pacific. Miss Thelma Rie- delbauch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Uiedclbauch, was one of the class who a i any ;iml reived her McCoy he did not of Mi.ss Uidelbauch ha- been elected a memb'-r of the Pacific's Woman's Honor Society, she being one of eight -enior jj-irls selected for membership by a faculty committee. The selec- tion is bused upon service, personal- ity and scholar-hip. Something Sir. 00 of jewelry was found in the machine which included watches, fountain on E. C. Merritt, manager of the Se- Apple Growers Union, has returned from a tour of Eastern I markets. lie considers condition more favorable than last year. ST. LUKE'S CHURCH TO INSTALL PIPE ORGAN; IN PLACE BY THANKSGIVING Members of St. Mike's Episcopal choir are over the an- jnounccmont thai a modern pipe pan with all modern equipment ha: Ibecn ordered for the church hero and I will be installed and ready for dedi- cation on Thanksgiving day next. The order for the new instru- ment has been placed by a committee composed of Kred Fairchihi, 'chairman; P. N. Ashley, Mrs. T. R. Lowe. Mrs. Ru.ssell Lowe and Mrs. H. E. Coil. The best part of it all is that the -.Pilttee has approximately in the bank to pay for the big or- gan when it is installed and in work- ing order. The members of the par- ish have been particularly generous 1 under the leadership of Rev. T. T. Donhardt in making this new addi- tion to the cozy place of worship pos- sible. iNEWSPAFERr
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